Episode 'All the time in the world' of the series "Tales of tomorrow", originally broadcast June 13, 1952 (Season 1, Episode 37). Featuring: Esther Ralston, Jack Warden, Don Hammer and Lewis Charles. Directed by: Don Medford. With commercials.
Audio/Visual sound, color
March 5, 2012
Esther Ralston is great in this story.
Excellent twist at the end.
Well worth watching!
November 21, 2011
All The Time in The World (Tales of Tomorrow).
Season 1, episode 37.
Original air date: 13 June 1952.
A woman proposes to rob New York`s Metropolitan Museum, using a wristwatch which accelerates time for the wearer, so their movements go undetected by anyone more than 5 feet away. The small-time crook she hires for the job doesn`t care where the artworks are going or why the woman who identifies herself only as `The Collector` wants the masterpieces.
Cast: Esther Ralston: (The Collector), Dom Hanmer (Henry Judson), Lewis Charles (Tony), Sam Locante (Bartender), Jack Warden (Steve) and Bob Williams (Narrator).
February 13, 2010
the interesting ms ralston
esther ralston looks too tall and is too well spoken to have been a star of silent pictures during the "flapper age" . it is said that after she lost her money and she found work in sales at a new york department store she would deny her indenity to customers who remember her from her heyday. with her looks she probably just fooled herself
June 19, 2009
Arthur C. Clarke story. Spoiler at end of review.
I hope Mr. Clarke saw this before he died.
In his "The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke" he prefaces the short story thusly:
This was my first story ever to be adapted for TV - ABC, 13 June 1952.
Although I worked on the script, I have absolutely no recollection of the programme, and can't imagine how it was produced in pre-video-tape days!
The entire story is at Google Books, page 407
A small time crook is given a "shopping list"
of priceless paintings to steal and a personal
time accellerator to let him do it.
A panned photograph and a freeze-framed TV image
are used to show time stopped for everyone but him.
The collector in the video doesn't admit to being an alien as in the story.
December 4, 2008
ToT-All the Time
Much excellant! Much much better. My cirgar and evening coffee thank you abundantly. Good job